Local Economic Development Act (LEDA)

Local Economic Development Act (LEDA): Under the Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) (5-10-1 to 5-10-13 NMSA 1978) the New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) is granted authority to administer grants to Local Governments (Municipality and/or County); to assist expanding or relocating businesses that are Qualified Entities that will stimulate economic development and produce public benefits pursuant to LEDA. All grants are funded on a strictly reimbursement basis

Find the application here.(PDF, 194KB)

Los Alamos County may provide financial support for economic development projects in four general categories:

· industrial revenue bonds;

· small technology-based business financial assistance;

· building façade improvements; and

· other economic development projects.

Applications for participation in the category of Other Economic Development Projects will be evaluated for financial support on a first-come, first-served-basis up to an amount established by the County Council or up to the limit in a given fiscal year as governed by the Local Economic Development Act.(PDF, 231KB)